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MediCopter gets new HEMS contract in Stockholm

MediCopter gets new HEMS contract in Stockholm

Stockholm’s County Council has publicly announced that it has awarded a new contract for airborne emergency medical services in the Stockholm region to Scandinavian MediCopter. The new contract will be valid from 1 December 2017 to 30 November 2022, with an option to extend the period by two additional years. The decision comes after a… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 27-Apr-16

AW169 selected for Jämtland-Härjedalen’s EMS

AW169 selected for Jämtland-Härjedalen’s EMS

Yesterday Scandinavian Air Ambulance (SAA) signed an emergency medical helicopter contract with Region Jämtland-Härjedalen for the continued operation of the EMS helicopter in Östersund, Sweden. The region has agreed with SAA and its subsidiary Scandinavian MediCopter to replace its current AS 365 N2 Dauphin with a brand new AgustaWestland AW169 from early 2017. The contract… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 11-Sep-15

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Sweden – Gotland EMS Bell 429 range limited by weight issues

Sweden – Gotland EMS Bell 429 range limited by weight issues

The new EMS helicopter that is being used on the island of Gotland has been partly halted due to its limited payload acceptance. Representatives have told Swedish Radio (SR) that the new Bell 429 has been reduced to covering only local EMS missions, and that the inter-hospital transports between the island and the mainland have… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 12-May-14

New Swedish Bell 429 meets local criticism over weight limits

New Swedish Bell 429 meets local criticism over weight limits

The new EMS helicopter in Gotland has met criticism in the media due to its current weight limit in the European Union. The newspaper Gotlands Tidningar states that the helicopter’s limited maximum takeoff weight rules out the option to bring a doctor in addition to the standard crew when needed by a critically ill patient…. Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 05-May-14

Bell 429 enters service with Scandinavian MediCopter

Bell 429 enters service with Scandinavian MediCopter

Scandinavian MediCopter, a subsidiary of Scandinavian AirAmbulance, has launched its Bell 429 in HEMS operations for Region Gotland in Visby. The aircraft, the first one of its type in Scandinavia, was placed in medical alert yesterday, and it has already done its first mission. Gotland’s EMS helicopter is primarily engaged in inter-hospital transports between the… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 25-Apr-14

22-Mar-14 SE-JRB Eurocopter AS365N3 Gallivare, Sweden

Tail boom stabiliser fin lost inflight.  Minor damage to belly of aircraft

22-Mar-14

Scandinavian AirAmbulance opens 10th base – in Denmark

Scandinavian AirAmbulance opens 10th base – in Denmark

On 1 January Scandinavian AirAmbulance (SAA) opened its tenth helicopter base – a HEMS station in Ringsted, Denmark. The Danish HEMS station is situated southwest of Copenhagen and it employs a single-pilot EC145  that sits in alert 24 hours around the clock. The helicopter is operated in partnership wih Falck Ambulans on a January-October interim contract… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 20-Jan-14

Which customers will get their EC145T2 first?

Which customers will get their EC145T2 first?

Eurocopter has been keeping us up to date with development of their new EC145 variant with a fenestron tail rotor, and a prototype has been under development for over two and a half years – the first flight was back in July 2010. A total of three prototypes have been built, the first one a… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Mar-13

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Saab widens Scandinavian Air Ambulance contract

Saab widens Scandinavian Air Ambulance contract

The first additional agreement has now been signed as part of the 8-year agreement that came into force earlier this year with Scandinavian Air Ambulance Holding AB (SAAH). The order is worth SEK 25 m and relates to the expansion of technical and maintenance services. The agreement is an extension to the technical and maintenance… Read more »

Source: Saab, 09-May-11

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Scandinavian MediCopter takes off in Gällivare

Scandinavian MediCopter takes off in Gällivare

The air ambulance company Scandinavian MediCopter started its EMS operations in Gällivare on 1st December. It took off on its first medical call at 17:02. The company will operate a Eurocopter AS 365 N3 Dauphin (SE-JIA) from the base at Vassaraträsk, near the town center. The previous operator, Norrlandsflyg AB, is now leaving Gällivare –… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 13-Dec-10

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